The GNU Health GTK client
The GTK client allows to connect to the GNU Health server from the desktop.
Starting from GNU Health version 3.2, you can directly download the gnuhealth client from GNU.org or pypi.
For a system-wide installation (you need to be root)
# pip install gnuhealth-client
Alternatively, you can do a local installation :
$ pip install –user gnuhealth-client
The GNU Health GTK client derives from the Tryton GTK client, with specific features of GNU Health and healthcare sector
GNU Health client series 3.2.x use GTK2+ and Python2 . This is a transition series for the upcoming 3.4, that will use GTK3+ and Python3
The default profile
The GNU Health client comes with a pre-defined profile, which points to the GNU Health community demo server
GNU Health Plugins
You can download GNU Health plugins for specific functionality.
- The GNU Health Crypto plugin to digitally sign documents using GNUPG
- The GNU Health Camera to use cameras and store them directly on the system (person registration, histological samples, etc..)
More information about the GNU Health plugins at :
The GNU Health client configuration file
The default configuration file resides in
The development of the GNU Health client will be done on GNU Savannah, using the Mercurial repository.
Tasks, bugs and mailing lists will be on email@example.com , for development.
General questions can be done on firstname.lastname@example.org mailing list.
The GNU Health GTK documentation will be at the corresponding chapter in the GNU Health Wikibook